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Salvaged fire brigade search lights

Era: 1960s Origin: UK

Large run of imposing glass and aluminium vintage lights by "British Bullfinch". Originally utlised as portable, temporary floodlights and salvaged from fire stations in the Northwest of England, UK. 

UK

Origin: UK

Lighting design in the UK benefitted from a free market. Different companies were working at the same time, designing and producing similar products for the same market. Often with only slight differences in their style, they constantly upgraded and improved their original designs. The products we salvage come from the old industrial heartland of England. This area of the UK was once the boiler room of the British economy - from the potteries of Stoke, through the engineering works of Birmingham, to the wool, textile and cotton mills of Oldham and Manchester.

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Restoration

This light has a two-part glass screen within the polished casing and has an adjustable bracket with cast detailing featuring makers marks. Ideal for shop display or highlighting a vertical face or object. Every one of our lights goes through a variety of processes to bring it from the worn and often dilapidated state it arrives in, to a stage where it is ready for your home. From stripping down and rewiring, to applying a finish and sealing the light preventing further degradation to the surface.

Product details

Supplied with new bayonet (B22) lamp holders, 2mtrs of industrial steel suspension chain, elephant grey braided cable and ceiling mounting plate.

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380 mm
450 mm
7 kg
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260 mm
Silver

IP20 for internal use only. All dimensions and weights are approximate.

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A quick word from our customers

Superb light

An absolutely beautiful light. Arrived promptly and immaculately packaged. Very efficient service, I am extremely pleased with my purchase. Many thanks.

- Jo | Essex | UK

Fantastic, so pleased

I have never received a more beautifully packaged item, the light itself is wonderful and we are very pleased. 

- Eleanor | Worcester | UK

Versatile light

Great light. It looks very smart. I was initially worried that it might be slightly big for the room (we don't have high ceilings) but it looks great and I am really pleased with it.

- Carineh | Oxfordshire | UK

Finishing touches

Lighting is critical to any room and when it came to putting the finishing touches to our vintage kitchen, we came to skinflint - and we found exactly what we wanted.

- Estelle | London | UK